29 Killed, Houses Destroyed As Gunmen Attack Kaduna

Channels Television  
Updated February 26, 2019

 

29 persons have been killed and several houses destroyed as gunmen attacked Maro village in Kajuru as well as Kachia Local Governments of Kaduna State.

The police confirmed this on Tuesday, barely two weeks after the village came under attack.

According to some eyewitnesses, the armed men numbering over 200 invaded the village in the early hours of the day, wielding dangerous weapons.

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The state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned the attacks.

In a statement signed by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, the governor said security agencies are working assiduously to contain the situation.

He, therefore, called on the people of Kajuru and Kachia to support the efforts by the security agencies to restore calm in the areas.